Latest Nociception Stories

Pain Sensitivity Heightened By Continued Use Of Codeine
2013-09-13 04:44:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at the University of Adelaide's Discipline of Pharmacology have found that a heightened sensitivity to pain might result from using large and frequent doses of the pain-killer codeine, without the same relief offered by morphine. The findings, published in Neurology Reviews, are the result of what is believed to be the world's first experimental study comparing the pain relieving and pain worsening effects of both codeine...

Pepper Spice May Offer Treatment For People With Chronic Pain
2013-09-11 13:39:21

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists looking into why Szechuan pepper causes a tingling sensation have discovered the Asian spice may help patients with chronic pain. The new research, published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, could lead to a greater understanding of the causes of tingling sensations experienced by many chronic pain patients. Szechuan pepper mimics the sense of touch in the brain by chemically activating light-touch fibers...

2013-09-06 23:01:59

North American Spine, the exclusive provider of the Accurascope procedure, is doing their part to put an end to back pain. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 North American Spine, the exclusive provider of the Accurascope procedure, is doing their part to put an end to back pain. According to a 2011 report from the Institute of Medicine, chronic pain affects at least 100 million American adults and costs up to $635 billion a year. There’s been a national call for more awareness...

2013-09-03 23:28:14

The ASPE Pain Educator of the Year awards recognize the contributions of outstanding individuals from medicine, industry, and government in the arena of pain education for primary care practitioners and patients. Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 The American Society of Pain Educators (ASPE) has announced the winners of the Pain Educator of the Year awards for 2013. The awards will be presented on the opening night of PAINWeek® 2013, Wednesday, September 4, in Las Vegas. Since...

2013-08-29 23:21:49

For the millions of people coping with chronic pain, the Chopra Center’s "Healing from Pain" program offers a holistic, integrative approach that combines Eastern healing traditions with the most recent discoveries in modern medicine. Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 This September 23−28 the Chopra Center for Wellbeing will offer Perfect Health: Healing from Pain ― a 6-day mind-body healing program for people diagnosed with pain disorder or coping with chronic pain....

2013-08-20 23:19:58

New system integrates bio-medical signal processing, machine learning and pattern recognition to objectively assess patient pain level. Tel Aviv, Israel (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 Medasense Biometrics Ltd. announced today it has received U.S. patent approval for its novel system and multi-parameter method of assessing the pain level of patients in various states of consciousness. (U.S. Patent No. 8,512,240 – “System and Method for Pain Monitoring Using a Multidimensional Analysis of...

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